Delhi Capitals beat Lucknow Super Giants, difficult to reach playoffs after 19-run defeat

Delhi Capitals Secure Victory Over Lucknow Super Giants
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Delhi Capitals Secure Victory Over Lucknow Super Giants

The 64th match of IPL 2024 was played between Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants. In this match, DC defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 19 runs. Delhi has also reached fifth place in the points table. Now the mathematics of the playoff will depend on the net run rate.

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In IPL 2024, Delhi Capitals defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 19 runs. With this victory, DC has reached fifth place in the points table. But Delhi Capitals have finished all their league matches. So now the mathematics of the playoff will depend on the net run rate. 14 teams are in the race and if the net run rate remains low then DC may get a chance. Lucknow Super Giants won the toss and bowled first against Delhi Capitals. But failed to stop Delhi Capitals on low runs.

Delhi Capitals scored 208 runs at the loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs and challenged 209 runs. While reaching this challenge, DC lost wickets in the power play itself. Therefore the pressure increased. Nicholas Puran hit hard in the middle order. But Arshad Khan kept the match alive by coming to the bottom. But his fight was unsuccessful. Lucknow Super Giants managed to score 189 runs at the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. With this defeat, the path to the playoffs has become difficult for the Lucknow Super Giants. The net run rate is very bad.

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Both Teams’ Playing XI:

Lucknow Super Giants: KL Rahul (WK/C), Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran, Krunal Pandya, Yudhveer Singh Charak, Arshad Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Naveen-ul-Haq, Mohsin Khan.

Delhi Capitals: Abhishek Porel, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant (WK/C), Tristan Stubbs, Axar Patel, Gulbadin Naib, Rasik Dar Salaam, Mukesh Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Khalil Ahmed.

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